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violence in san jose. >> just as firefighters game the upper hand on the rocky wildfire, second blaze burns through continueds of acres in a matter of hours. the four on 2 starts now. >> welcome to the four on 2. glad you're with us. i'm keba article old. >> and i'm mike mibach. ken wayne is off. >> ktvu's noel walker is live in lake count county where a wildfire is burning out of control. >> reporter: yes, ken and keba. you can get a sense of what's happening all day long. that fire in the distance, the jerusalem fire has been gaining ground throughout the day with the thick black smoke going up. that is thick brush, chaparral burning and lots of oil, and you can see the flames shooting
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over the ridge line. this fire started around 3:30 on sunday afternoon. it has been thus far officially 5,000 acres, but that was early this morning when the number came in and has likely grown. 50 homes are threatened by this fire in the immediate area of the fire. hidden valley has another 1200 homes and 5000 residents that have been told they need to be ready to go if anything in the fire situation changes. but certainly, an active fire happening right now. a lot of the firefighters fighting the rocky fire just wrapping up there as that fire was nearing containment when this fire started. both a good and a bad thing. the firefighters have been exhausted working on the rocky fire for the last couple weeks. but the good thing is they were really close to get a jump on the fire. but like the rocky fire, it grew quickly from a couple of hundred acres to thousands just
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like that. we talked with one of the firefighters who has been to both firefights a short time ago. >> nothing shocks us anymore. we are ever so conscious about the fact that the fire behaviors change this season, and we have seen a lot of new stuff with fire behavior, and we're cog any - - cognizant of our surroundings. the vegetation in california is just dry, and we expect there will be more fires, and we can't stress enough that people need to be ready. >> reporter: you can see the helicopter out in the distance that just made a water drop, and there is another one coming in behind it. it's like an airport. they are circling the fire, one after the other make water drops, expntdz drop -- and there are other areas of the ridge line but this is the most active we have seen, along thea
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jerusalem grade. we talked with a resident who said he had zero time to flee and he was thankful to firefighters were able to save his home but the rest his an 80,000 acre property has been charred. a lot of people have been evacuated from this fire and also from the rocky fire. so there is a lot of fatigue. there is a lot of emotional and physical fatigue involved in the rocky fire and now, the jerusalem fire that started on sunday. >> noelle, let's talk about it. you were on the scene of both fires, and it sounds similar, the quick explosion. being in the field, can you compare the two from us? >> reporter: what's it we're hearing from the firefighters. they are so similar in that the
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fire behavior was so different than anything they have ever seen, and you heard firefighters say you can't even describe how dry the brush is out here. it's just tinder dry, ready to burn, and on top of that, there are areas around here that have no history of major burns. a few fires with a few acres here and a few hundred acres there but nothing of this scale. these are just ages old vegetation, just dry and you are looking at wraps with just one spark. >> noelle, it looks like a volcano with a huge plume of smoke. >> reporter: that's what i keep thinking. >> noelle, thank you for checking in. we'll check in with the 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 newscasts. the good news is the evacuation
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orders have been lifted with the rocky fire and many people returned home. we know 43 homes were destroyed by the fire. the cause unknown and 1400 firefighters are still working to surround that fire. today, we learned that a second california firefighter has died this fire season. 21-year-old michael hollenbeck was killed when a tree fell on him battling a fire in tahoe. flags at the state capitol will be flown at half staff in his honor. this comes after the death of forest service firefighter david ruel who died of carbon monoxide poisoning and smoke inhalation. his funeral was held in his hometown of rapid city, south dakota. a cal fire spokesman said that the deaths are a reminder of the dangers that firefighters are facing out there. coming up at 4:30, we'll touch
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base with cal fire about the fires burning up and down the state. san jose police are investigating two officer- involved shooting that happened within 24 hours of each other, one of the other major stories we are following, and police have given us an update on the latest information they have. the first shooting, officers were called to virginia avenue and south 34th at 6:20 last night on a report of a stabbing. the suspect ran off when police arrived. officers tracked him down, and there was a confrontation. police say that the officers who shot the man feared for their lives. the suspect died at the scene. the person who stabbed was hospitalized and is in critical condition. the second incidents near san marcos and gomes drive in north san jose. police were called after a man was reported outside a relative's home with a shotgun.
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the officers discharged their weapons but the man was not hit. he was barricaded in the home for five hours. he was found dead from an self- inflicted gunshot wound. and a school bus got into an accident on highway 880 in berkeley near the ashley overcrossing. firefighters told us that 23 people and 19 children were taken to the hospital with minor injuries including scrapes and bloody noses. it is uninjured children were taken back to their parents. several other cars were involved in their own collision on the freeway also. a state of emergency in ferguson, missouri on the anniversary of the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager michael brown. condemnation of the violence is coming from the top of the
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justice department. >> reporter: attorney general loretta lynch strongly condemned sunday night's events speaking at a national police conference. >> not only does violence obscure any message of peaceful protest. it places the communities as well as the officers who are seeking to protect it in harm's way. >> gunfire broke out as protesters marked a year since the death of michael brown. two groups police say were not part of the demonstration began shooting. officers were tracking one of the men they suspected of being armed when he started firing at police. authorities say that cops returned fire and chased the suspect who was shot in another exchange of gunfire. >> it was a tragedy for the man who the and a tragedy for his family and the officers
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involved. >> reporter: police are bracing for the possibility of more arrests today calling for a day of widespread civil disobedience. more than 100 marchers on the federal courthouse in st. louis saying they are prepared to be arrested. the suspect has been identified as 18-year-old tyrone harris, a friend of michael brown's. he is facing multiple charges from the incident. democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders picked up an endorsement. >> to proudly announce that the national nurses united is endorsing bernie sanders. >> you heard them there. the u.s. is the only major nation that does not grpts
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health care to all citizens and he will make that a cornerstone. >> as we go forth in this campaign and your endorsement to me is a major, major step forward, i thank you from the bottom of my heart. >> sanders boasted that he has more individual campaign continues biewgzs c am -- contributions than any other candidate and is not corrupted by so-called super pac money. today in your money monday segment, why the whole family should be involved in the estate planning process. >> we're tracking the fires in the north bay and the cool down around here. and you probably noticed more fog and cooler daytime highs. we'll be back with the details. >> a new image from nasa mars'
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rover revisits the question, is there life on mars? take a look at this photo and tell us what you think. >> a look at highway 24 through lafayette and you can see heavy traffic heading out of oakland towards walnut creek. we'll be right back.
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a company named alphabet owns google. let me explain. on the blog, google announced it created the new company to house all of the businesses, the largest of which is google.
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so the companies will be subsidiaries of alphabet. google said tell allow the temperatures to be independent. google stock shares switched to alphabet, and shares were up in after-hours trading. if you want to learn more, complek -- check them out online. it's money monday, and we're talking about the emotional component of financial planning, and that emotional component is family. we have president of the del monte group in alamo here, and when we talk about estate planning, i think big money people, rich people but middle class as well? >> everybody. it doesn't matter the income. it's the same dynamics happening in families when you transition money from the parents of the next generation. >> and that diname di --
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dynamic is fighting? >> people think they are done when they write it and throw it in the store. but 70% of the estates fail by the next generation, and i say fail, i mean that the kids spends the money or fight and sue each other. they drive the family apart. >> how do you prevent that? >> 60% are caused by a lack of communication and trust in the family and 25% are caused by a failure to prepare the heirs for the rollthey'll have. you can address those two things, you will stop your family from failing. >> if you know there are already potential feuds, joey and julie never got along but there is a lot of money at stake, what do you do? >> a lot of the fights come from when they're 7 and 8 years old and it never got resolved. those feuds come back in a huge way and are just magnified. you have to get them addressed
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before mom and dad are gone. >> that means getting mom and dad and the kids in the room with lawyers? >> preferably not. it would be greater to have a facilitator for people to get their things off the chest. did you this when i was a kid. oh, i'm sorry. i didn't mean it. it can be resolved after 30 years in like half an hour. >> and multigenerational planning. so this goes understand i don't the parents and children. how does that work? >> i have to prepare the next generation. basically, what i want to do is resolve problems that come up in advance. and you want to give the kids -- tell them about the estate plan. give them an opportunity to ask questions. why are you giving jimmy more than me? why is beck getting my mom's
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diamond ring? get that resolved in advance. >> and what time frame should the discussions happen? >> the sooner, the better. if the kids are in their teens, you can get it done right them. we have families that do this when the kids are 60 years old. it's never too late. oftentimes, it's too late if mom and dad are gone. >> and we are talking about estates. give me a ballpark. what constitutes an estate? if i live in an apartment in san francisco and i am trying to get by, i don't have much of an estate. >> that's right. but some size estate will cause a problem. i have a family i'm near and dear to, and the father left the daughter $5,000 more than he left the son. and the son found out and the son and daughter haven't spoken in three years about the $5,000. people equate money with love. you have to address those things in advance. if the father had said, your
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sister needs more help than you do -- >> it might have been cleared up, $50,000, $50000. >> it's humans, not really the size of the money. >> popularity. -- and unfortunately. mr.del monte, thank you. you can find more on ktvu.com. look for web links on our home page. we're in the weather center now with our chief meteorologist, and it's not a bad at a out there. >> it's cooler. you can see the cloud off in the distance. that's the jerusalem fire, and that's the pyrocumulus cloud. >> what about the conditions? >> much better. things are cooling down. as the hot air rises, we have these pyrocumulus clouds, and you can see it busting through,
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and that tells you it's being vertically developed. and it can create thunder and lightning. and right now, folks all over the north bay are looking at that, and not only is it a big plume of cloud cover and it's creating nasty air quality in the northern reaches of our area. so this is radar taking us up, exphndz -- and we have the jerusalem and the rocky fire and all the other fires in the state. the north valley is getting a pretty good dose of poor air quality, colusa. reading. and all those areas. the good news is we have this cooling trend that tps through
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tomorrow. and had the hot weather originally starting the rocky fire, had that persisted, we would number all sorts of trouble. but we have a big plus of moist air off the coast that is helping firefighters. these are tomorrow morning's forecast numbers, and that's mild, 70s, in the yellow. low clouds tomorrow morning and moist atmosphere and look at the humidity that overnight will be probably 50, 60% and it will be down to 22% tomorrow. very uponful. when the rocky fire started but humidity, 8%, 9%. and we are talking about temperatures in the fire zone tomorrow with 80s, double and triple when they were earlier. in the 5-day forecast, not bad. i'm doing this forecast thinking when you get fires like this, i think about
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firefighters and what they're thinking about. when they see numbers like this, they're happy. friday, sketchy because the temperatures come up again. the 5-day forecast with the bay area weekend coming into view here right there. right into here, and it's interesting how the fires are. and you have been around the state for a long time. they are taking off, and firefighters say we have never seen anything like this, and since i have been around, we haven't had a 4-year drought like this. >> and the picture that is noelle had in the newscast coming up like a volcano erupting something that we don't see often. and think about f we had normal rainfall, there would be green, and think about all the trees that died. this is some of the roughest terrain in the state, northeast and northwest california is pretty rugged. you're a pilot, and you know
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that. but we are seeing circumstances that we had never seen before. >> firefighters almost had the rocky fire wrapped up, 85%, and this one was a few miles away. >> yeah, and the pictures today were stunning. i don't think i had -- i mean, i have seen some big fires, but that picture was reminiscent of volcanoes. >>thank you, bill. hillary clinton's plans to slash the cost of college for american students. >> again, the second major wildfire that is burning close to the rocky fire. we will continue to track the progress that firefighters are making up and down the state this fire season.
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presidential candidate hopeful clints clint talked about her plan to make college more affordable. >> hillary clinton. >> reporter: talking to voters in the first of the nation primary state in new hampshire, hillary clinton laid out her plan to make college more affordable. under the proposal, grants would be awarded to the state for so-called non-loan tuition and free tuition at community colleges. >> no family and no student should have to borrow to pay
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tuition at a public college or university, and everyone with student debt should be able to refinance it. >> reporter: even current repaying loans could refinance, a plan similar to one proposed by candidate bernie sanders who is drawing larger and larger crowds. >> thank you. whoa. >> reporter: but some of the gop competition see a problem. in order to pay for the projected $350 billion costs, clinton said she would have to cap itemized deductions for high-income taxpayers. >> all they are talking about is let's raise taxes and pour a bunch of money into an outdated model. >> reporter: former maryland governor martin o'malley is pitching in-state public
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college and universities should be debts free for all americans but he has not side how this will be paid for. more than a dozen active wildfires burning throughout wildfire right now. the jerusalem wildfire spread over a matter of hours. coming up, the latest from cal fire. >> and we are working on the stories for 5:00 and 6:00 news. tom vacar tweeted this. and this. and also sam smith, if you were out there, just wrapped up a performance at ou
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welcome back to the four on 2. california firefighters are battling 19 active wildfires, 19 different fires burning in can. here's a look at the google map of the statewide firefight in california. you can see most of them are in
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northern california as the map scrolls north of the bay area where many of the wild fires are burning. most of them started by lightning. at least more than half a dozen have been started by lightning. you can see the footprints of the massive rocky fire just outside of lower lakes on the southeast side of clear lake. and next to that, you can see the jerusalem wildfire. it's a smaller area beyond the red area where it's burning outside of middletown. >> it's been an intense fire season, and it's not close to being over. crews have faced especially dry conscious, and that's, of course, all due to the drought, and we're at a point where resources are spread thing. 19 firefighters and 10,000 firefighters battling them, and looking at the cal fire website, just last week, firefighters from all across the state responded to 250 new
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fires. that was just last week. >> it's been very, very busy and dangerous, and we had two firefighter who is have lost their lives. one of them came in from south dakota. that shows how big the fire season has been where they are bringing in resources from across the country. we want to check in with bill martin, and bill, this kind of weather, we have been talking about four years of drought and how it's been hurting the california wildlands and made it so susceptible. >> it's interesting. looking at the terrain and drought and about a year ago, i got to go back to washington and talk with president obama about the drought and climate change. we talked with a science advisor for the u.s. forest service, and we were most worried that -- he and i were talking, and he said we are worried about the 4-year drought and resources.
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for california, it's unprecedented in our tenure here. an unprecedented dry period and the guy in charge of all the forest service, he said this is the number one thing we're worried about, and what we are seeing is a direct assault. we very watching firefighters for 35 years around this bay, and the conditions are not that nasty out there for fires. we have seen much more red flag conditions than right now. and we have extremely dry conditions. if there was a hotter run of temperatures, wield be in big trouble but we are seeing the result. >> we are bringing in the public affairs officer, the spokesperson for cal fire, and daniel, we are talking about how the whole state is affected and now the jerusalem fire, and
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happened give us a sense of the cal fire. how stretched are the resources and how are you handling 19 simultaneous wildfires across the state? >> going into the drought and fire season, we have increased our staffing, more firefighters, and more equipment that has allowed us to meet the increase. and with all the fires burning, we are getting a lot of assistance from the outside agencies like the natural national guard, arizona, new mexico, nevada, all helping us to battle all the fires at once. and here is the thing. only now at the beginning of august, the middle of fire season and we are not at the peak of it. and we have seven more months to what we consider the time period with the most damaging wildfires. >> and right now, we're following the salem fire, and that's the latest one and closest to us. and i saw on the website, you
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are urging the public to, hey, do your part and be careful. some of these fires can be started by us. >> absolutely. the jerusalem and rocky fire shows us how dry conditions are and how quickly they can burn. and 95% of the fires are sparked by people. we need the public's help and need to work on preventing the fires in the first place and that starts with the public. and really, one less spark means one less wildfire. >> daniel, this is bill martin in the weather center. you hit on the fact that, hey, listen. we have the fires situations and we are not even in the fire season, and it makes me cringe to think about what will happen in the red flag warning periods, higher temperatures and lower humidity. what's your thoughts? >> we have seen the fire
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activity and behavior at such an extreme. and people think we're in the middle of summer and this is when it's at the worst but it's the fall months, september and october historically when we see the largest and most damaging wildfires. we're preparing for it and preparing for what could be a busy couple of months. and i stress that we need the public's help. and we can't prevent the drought or prevent the dry conditions. but we can prevent the fires from, spaing in -- from happening in the first place. >> daniel s this a chest game, moving resources around the state? i take it you're at the former air force base. and i know cal fire, that's the headquarters for the air unit, and i was at lake tahoe over the weekend and saw a sooner scooper airport at south lake tahoe airport, and it was
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sitting there for a couple of days. how do you determine when you put the aircraft out on the fires? do you have enough to get the job done? >> we are constantly moving resources around, and we have brought in trucks from california where they are not as needed. we are flying four c-130s and it is a chess game. we have to move the resources around recollect and we are talking weeks with two dozen wildfires. we have to rotate the crews to have the crews have a day off, and we bring in fresh crews. but we have the entire state. most of the activity has been isolated to northern california a how long us to move the resources from the south up to the north, and resources from all over the western states helping us as well. >> daniel, thank you so much
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for checking in with us. there is at least one unexpected story of survival this season. this calico tabby cat, her owners, debbie and jeff said that they found her alive and well five days after they evacuated. they put the cat in their car but she jumped out and they had to leave without the cat. >> they came out five days later and found the cat hiding under a burned truck. aluminum pieces of the truck melled from the intensity of the fire, and other than some singed eyebrows and whiskers, ruthie rosemary seems to be doing just fine. >> they found her five days later? a burned-out truck. >> it's a story a lot of ktvu viewers are sharing on
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facebook. and mary ann said aww. glad she's okay and reunited with her family. >> and mary sullivan said breaks my heart. poor baby. forced to be left behind. >> and sharon hager wrote poor baby. this must have been painful for her but ruthie, i'm sure s getting a lot of extra milk and kibble. absolutely. a groundbreaking winemaker with burgundy, and what they are planning to do in california. >> and good news for firefighters. i'll let you know how much cooler tomorrow will be. >> and traffic on interstate 80, oh, boy. hope you don't have to get on the freeway. it's very heavy in both directions right now.
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he became the first american to pass create one of france's most famous wines. he and his wife's passion for wine led them to the burgundy region of france. ray walker, the winemaker is here with us.
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thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> what sets your wine apart? so many winemakers. what sets yours apart? >> the main thing we are not doing anything to change the wines. we are not trying to add our character or anything like that. burgundy is special because each vineyard should express something unique and different. we fall into what makes the wines special by letting them be themselves. >> you say the word special and i find your story special. take us back to the beginning. you haven't always been a wine connoisseur. how did this start? >> they can see that my wife is all over this. there are many pitfalls we could have fallen into. but thankfully, we were there from the beginning and pushed
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me into wine. i didn't like wine but she loved it and what it could be and the aspects of what it could be like but for me, i didn't know. i saw a lot of pomp and prestige and didn't want to be part of that. we went to italy, and i proposed to her in venice. and i went down to venice, and wow, people are enjoying the wines and it's part of the food experience and i said, just you wow. that's exciting. >> you had passion and family support, support from your wife and you took this idea like, hey, i can make wine, too, and had you to have financial backing and got that money and went and did you it? >> yeah. you confer -- can have all the money in the world if you have the right opportunities and if you have a wife that is supportive and says, yeah, yeah, yeah. go to it. and i have had several crazy
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ideas thrown out to her, and she usually says, yeah. go for it. >> a special woman has to do with following your fashion and your dreams, and you live there now. one child or two? >> we have three. >> three children? the whole family is there. what are you doing back here in the bay area? >> we definitely miss being out here a bit. i think there are certain things that i have the contacts with burgundy. and we are finding other things that we enjoy, and we're finding out that we want to do something wine wise. >> in california? okay. >> and it's just getting back to our roots. >> never forget where you came from, and you are working on a couple of books? >> yeah. we were in l.a. and looking at the different
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book ideas. it's not just drinking the wine but you have to have the food with them, and we're from california and americans, and that's not going to change. but what are the food cultures that separates americans in california or back in burgundy? >> wow. an amazing story about following your dreams. you quit a good job to pursue this. >> yeah. i was at merrill lynch. i think part of the story that being shoes people is wow. you know, such a good job. weren't you worried or scared? wasn't your wife scared? i was more worried about being successful at merrill lynch and coming home and not being able to wear that with pride and bringing home the excitement, and when i left merrill lynch, my wife was six months
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pregnant. but it meant to me like a starting of more of our family. >> there you go. >> and i said this is a good time to reflect on what we're doing. >> and three children later and a big success. ray walker, thank you for being here, and hopefully, you will keep in touch especially if you make the california wine. ken, over to you. >> yeah. what's the sample? >> i know; right? [laughter] >> in italy, they are drinking it for breakfast. what the heck. >> the weather. it will be cooling down. >> it will be. as hot air rises, it's condensing on the smoke particulate with the nasty clouds there. and i'm telling you in the
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central valley, it's nasty in northern california. let's take a look, and i'll show what you we're talking about in terms of the scenery. we have a a lot of smoke out there now, and it will continue to be a problem in the areas due to the basic fact that it's getting blown to the north and to the west, and this system coming in now, it's one of the mechanisms for the cooling that we've seen today and the cooling we will see tomorrow. as this low gets closer, it will set us up with plenty of temperatures, it will be lower than you expect. i'll show you what we have coming up. we're looking at cloudy conditions along the coast and fog and low clouds there. you're taking a look at this hurricane, hilda, that is weakening rapidly. as it weaken weakens, it should be a tropical storm and put the whack on the big
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islands. the cooling trend starts today and continues tomorrow. the forecast models continue with fog and cooling in the morning and temperatures cooler for the bay area tuesday. temperatures tomorrow, 68 for the daytime high. oakland, 72 degrees and taking a look at san jose. i don't want to take a look at san jose. i decided not to. a look at the 5-day forecast, bay area weekend coming into view, and we are talking with daniel from cal fire on skype there, and it's great new when is they see 82, 85, 84 on the high end, and that's great news, and they have three days. after that, as we get into friday and saturday, temperatures pop up and fire weather becomes an issue. >> and they have a lot of work ahead. that's boiling up there. >>thank you. after the break, you have probably seen the surprise pregnancy announcement where the husband surprises the wife.
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and now, the same couple is sharing a personal story about what happened after this video was posted. it's part of the stories that people are talking about on social media when four on 2 returns.
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we're going to talk about stories making the rounds of social media. >> you probably saw sam and mia. sam surprised his wife with her own positive pregnancy test and recorded it. he took a sample and ran the test. the couple already has two children. >> unfortunately, mia miscarried, and the couple cried as they shared the news
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that the pregnancy ended. there was a heartbeat but the couple shared plans to continue to try and grow their family. and this is sparking how difficult it can be for couples to get pregnant and how common miscarriages are. >> you might be remembering that mark zuckerberg shared a story that he and his wife announce that does they are pregnant with a baby girl but they also discussed how they had to deal with three miscarnals -- miscarriages and how alone the couple can feel. >> and zuckerberg was talking about being able to talk about it and not feeling that you are alone, and he posted it and shared it. and this couple, horribly side, and other couples going through a similar sprns experience say, hey. we're not alone. >> a taboo thing but now they are talking about it. >> it's a good thing.
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flight crews of four different flights say they spotted drones flying dangerously close as they prepare to land at a major american airports. the safety concerns they can pose to airlines.
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. check it out. a fisher man takes matters into his own hands when he spots
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drone over head. last week in san diego. a group of fisherman. one of the fisherman didn't like it and cast his line up and snared the drone. didn't full down. the drone operator had to untangthal drone. the -- untangthal drone. the -- untangle the drone. >> who was in the wrong? the drone operator for recording video of them without asking them or the fisherman? >> reporter: there are concerns after drone sightings at the airport in new jersey over the weekend. the crews were flying on express jet, delta and united. the flights were 2,000 and 3,000 feet. the planes landed safeically the pilots didn't have to take
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action to avoid the drones. this comes 9 days after a drone was spotted twice flying near planes at jfk airport. a pilot said the drone passed below the plane's nose. we reached out to the faa about the problem of drones, and they said safety is the faa's top priority and we take seriously any incident that poses a hazard to aircraft or people on the grounds. if a drone hits a plane it could cause damage, similar to a bird strike. the faa said people who fly drones too close to airplanes could face fines and jail time. the faa rules say drone operators are supposed to act the airport when flying within 5 miles of any airport. and no time should a drone be flown near an airplane.
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rules do not permit drones above 500 feet. over to ken and julie who are following had latest -- the latest in the wildfires. >> another out of control wildfire burning tonight in lake county. >> tonight thousands of acres burned and people are forced from their homes. we are tracking the progress and the conditions as firefighters work to contain the flames. >> ktvu fox 2 news at 5:00 p.m. starts now. 2 weeks since the start of the rocky fire another fire is now threatening homes in lake county. i am ken wayne. frank somerville is off. >> i am julie. the fire started yesterday afternoon near jerusalem road, a few miles from the southern edge of the rocky fire. we have live team coverage. chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the conditions those firefighters are facing.
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>> we begin with ktvu's noelle walker who is live on the fire lines in lake county. >> reporter: we are on jerusalem grade right now. you can see the fire burning over the hillside behind me. it is causing people to think, not again. we knew there would be another fire but this jerusalem fire hit so soon after and so close, it has a lot of people just physically and mentally fatigued. >> reporter: this is what deja vu looks like in lake county. >> oh, my god. >> reporter: smoke and fire. and a game of should we stay or should we run. >> we are hooked up to the trailer. we are ready to move. we are packed. we could get out of here in 3 minutes. >> reporter: they have a better view of the jerusalem fire than they would like. >> everybody is watching out for everybody. >> reporter: the fire started sunday afternoon and like the rocky

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